Brian Paulson is one of the most notable and prolific recording engineers of the last twenty years. His credits span landmark albums by Uncle Tupelo, Beck, and Slint.
What was the food highlight of your year?
The opening of Pizzeria Toro in Durham, our homemade beet ice cream, the weekly bounty from our CSA, 40 North, and homegrown shiitakes.
What was the music highlight of your year?
Finishing mixes on new Polvo and Kingsbury Manx albums, having the honor of restoring and preserving selections from the Bill Ferris catalog at the Southern Folklife Archives, the collision of art and media of Die Antword’s “Fatty Boom Boom”, and Godspeed You! Black Emperor’s Allelujah! Don’t Bend! Ascend!
Was there a moment when food and music came together in a memorable way?
Pilgrimages to Dreamland and Saltlick BBQs during studio and SXSW forays.